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Former Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., served in Congress from 2001-2017. He is pictured here in 2014. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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A Bill To Make Every American Bear Arms, In The Novel 'Big Guns'

Steve Israel's new satire imagines a world where the gun lobby holds enough sway to pass such legislation through Congress. As a former Democratic congressman, he knows the subject intimately.

While in the process of a major renovation, the museum in Southern France dedicated to artist Étienne Terrus — whose self-portrait at the museum appears here — discovered that 82 of its paintings are fakes. Raymond Roig/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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French Museum Discovers More Than Half Its Collection Is Forged

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"If the church wants to be a part of shaping the direction humanity takes, the church needs to have a seat at the table and you can't have a seat at the table if you don't speak science," says Matthew Grove, a Bible study teacher who emphasizes science in his classes. Gary Waters/Getty Images/Ikon Images hide caption

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In This Bible Study, Science And Faith Don't Have To Compete

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Former Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., served in Congress from 2001-2017. He is pictured here in 2014. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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A Bill To Make Every American Bear Arms, In The Novel 'Big Guns'

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